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The U.S. Finally Started to Crack Down on Crypto Emissions in 2023

Feb 22, 2024 at 08:08 | Felicity Bradstock

Crypto companies worldwide have carried out mining and trading activities relatively unchecked in recent years, as governments have dragged their feet in establishing adequate regulations to manage the sector. Meanwhile,…

Supply Chain Challenges Could Boost Air Cargo Demand

Feb 21, 2024 at 07:59 | ZeroHedge

By Eric Kulisch of FreightWaves Air Canada expects the slow recovery in cargo volume that began in the fourth quarter to quicken in…

European Commission Downgrades Growth Forecast for 2024

Feb 15, 2024 at 07:55 | City A.M

Growth in the eurozone will be slower than previously expected as the bloc continues to struggle with inflationary pressures and high interest rates, according to new forecasts from…

Buffett’s Berkshire Increases Stake in Chevron and Occidental

Feb 15, 2024 at 07:41 | ZeroHedge

In what was a rather uneventful quarter for Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway, the massive hedge fund made only a few modest changes to its portfolio in Q4 2023,…

ETF Frenzy Pushes Bitcoin to Highest Levels Since 2021

Feb 13, 2024 at 07:52 | City A.M

Bitcoin has surged past the $50,000 mark, marking its highest level since 2021. This surge highlights a significant shift in investor interest, largely attributed to the introduction of…

Economist Warns of AI Bubble in U.S. Equity Market

Feb 12, 2024 at 08:01 | City A.M

Higher interest rates are unlikely to cause a major systemic risk but anxious investors should be wary of the continued AI-fuelled exuberance in the US stock market.

Corporate America Retreats from ESG Rhetoric

Feb 08, 2024 at 08:28 | ZeroHedge

Investors are pulling funds from sustainable investments as the ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) bubble deflates, triggered by high interest rates, poor returns, plummeting stocks in renewable energy,…

Maersk Tumbles as Red Sea Crisis Stings

Feb 08, 2024 at 08:19 | ZeroHedge

Shares of A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S in Copenhagen plunged on Thursday. This decline occurred after the world's second-largest shipping company announced fourth-quarter earnings and…

New Study Reveals Greenwashing as Key Obstacle for ESG Funds

Feb 06, 2024 at 09:39 | City A.M

Investments into sustainable funds are reducing due to an increase in greenwashing and scepticism towards environment, social and governance focused investing, a new study has found.

Automakers Reel as EV Demand Plummets

Feb 02, 2024 at 08:53 | ZeroHedge

Authored by Kristen Walker via RealClear Wire, The fourth quarter of 2023 was not good for Electric Vehicles (EV). Multiple manufacturers decided to…

Ferrari Hits €1 Billion in Profits Amid Luxury Market Boom

Feb 02, 2024 at 08:42 | City A.M

Net profits at Ferrari exceeded €1bn (£853.7m) for the first time in its history in 2023, the Italian supercar maker’s chief executive has announced. In a…

Political Backlash and High-Interest Rates Dampen ESG Enthusiasm

Feb 01, 2024 at 08:43 | ZeroHedge

These days, ESG investments have lost their luster given high interest rates, political backlash, and greenwashing scrutiny. In 2021 during the pandemic boom, U.S.…

Montenegro Aims to Become a Global Crypto Hub

Feb 01, 2024 at 08:36 | RFE/RL staff

In May 2023, not far from the seaside resort town of Tivat on the Montenegrin Adriatic peninsula of Lustica, a conference on new technologies and blockchain was held…

2024 Will Be a Critical Year for the Global Economic System

Jan 29, 2024 at 08:26 | Gail Tverberg

We know that the age of peak performance for humans varies, depending upon the activity. Peak performance for an athlete tends to come between ages 20 and 30, while peak…

Investors Flock to Catastrophe Bonds in Search of High Returns

Jan 26, 2024 at 08:10 | City A.M

The catastrophe bond market may sound like some kind of risky punt against the wind, but betting on the weather can prove a sound investment, writes

China's Plunge Protection Team Mulls Trillion Yuan Bailout

Jan 23, 2024 at 07:58 | ZeroHedge

Earlier today, we lamented the latest implosion in Chinese markets, which we discussed in "China Stocks Crash Through 'Snowball Derivatives' Trigger Levels Overnight",…

China’s Monetary Policy: A Tightrope Walk by the PBoC

Jan 22, 2024 at 07:47 | City A.M

The People’s Bank of China (PBoC) kept its loan prime rates unchanged on Monday, despite concerns about a potential downturn in the property sector, a slowing economy, and subdued investor…

China Hits 5.2% Growth Target Despite Population Challenges

Jan 17, 2024 at 08:06 | City A.M

China faced a complex economic landscape as its economy expanded by 5.2% in 2023, while the population saw a decline of 2 million. These contrasting…

Fake SEC Tweet Sends Bitcoin on a Rollercoaster Ride

Jan 11, 2024 at 07:15 | City A.M

Cryptocurrency markets experienced a rollercoaster ride following a false announcement on the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) official social media account, X.  

Big Three Automakers Rebound After Turbulent 2023

Jan 09, 2024 at 07:06 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner While the index remained sideways for most of 2023, the automotive industry itself witnessed its fair share of shifts. For…

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